Johnson City Press Monday, January 26, 2015
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Bob Cox

Gifted stage actor once played continuous role of Davy Crockett

August 18th, 2014 2:38 pm by Bob Cox

Frank Mayo (1839-1896) was an American actor and comedian.

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Heritage
Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

August 18th, 2014 2:26 pm by Max Hrenda

When "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" releases on Tuesday, authors Mark Stevens and Alf Peoples hope to shed light on some of the history, people and stories around the celebrated locomotive.

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News Regional & National Heritage
Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

August 14th, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

The move comes after the project remained stalled for months due to a dispute over moving a historic home from the property.

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East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

August 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Associated Press

If the sub isn't sold, it will be sunk off the coast of Florida and turned into an artificial reef.

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HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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Community Heritage
Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

August 11th, 2014 9:50 am by Cindy Watts, The Tennessean

Joanne Cash Yates remembers sitting on the front porch swing of her family's home as a child with her baby doll, slowly drifting back and forth as she sang little songs she made up to pass the time.

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This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

August 11th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

Union Admiral David Farragut sailed into Mobile Bay, Alabama, with his federal warships 150 years ago this August in the Civil War, defeating a Confederate force that included the ironclad CSS Tennessee.

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Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

August 4th, 2014 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell

It was 1910 when Jason Snyder came into the world, the oldest of 10 children to a Valley Forge couple who would end up being honored this week as possibly the oldest surviving World War II veteran in Tennessee.

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Civil War Camp set for weekend at Carter Mansion

Civil War Camp set for weekend at Carter Mansion

July 30th, 2014 4:15 pm by John Thompson

The two-day event will take place on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Carter Mansion, 1013 Broad St.

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Living history: Langston High School reunion set for July 4-6

Living history: Langston High School reunion set for July 4-6

June 27th, 2014 10:02 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Langston High School, Johnson City's African-American public high school, graduated its last class in 1965.

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